Vols’ 2022 opponent: Michigan State defensive back transfers to Pittsburgh

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Redshirt junior safety Michael Dowell has transferred from Michigan State to Pittsburgh.

“Humble, grateful, and ready to work,” Dowell said when announcing his transfer to the Panthers.

Tennessee is slated to play at Pittsburgh on Sept. 10 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dowell recorded 83 tackles, 0.5 sacks, five pass deflections and recovered one fumble in 32 games at Michigan State. He is from St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio.

Pittsburgh defeated the Vols, 41-34, in the inaugural Johnny Majors Classic at Neyland Stadium on Sept. 11 during the 2021 campaign.

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